Old Dec 30, 18, 2:40 am
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Row9
 
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Originally Posted by IAN-UK View Post
Puzzled why you should find it a huge issue. I can think of a number of airports with no rail/underground access, and with only very clunky versions of non-road access, and many more that came on tap before being linked to rail systems.

Given the airport is unlikely to open fully until (at least) mid-2019, a 2020 opening of the metro link wouldn't be too long to wait.....

... unless that, too, were delayed
Probably because of the extraordinary traffic in Istanbul; honestly, London is a motorway compared to the E5. Over 2 hours for a journey of less than 20 miles into the city centre is not unusual, which is why many use the underground from the airport.
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